28th Twente Student Conference on IT

The 28th Twente Student Conference on IT provides an excellent opportunity to students working in different areas of IT to come together, discuss, and exchange their expertise and knowledge related to various aspects of modern Information Technologies. The Twente Student Conference on IT is organised twice a year for students of the bachelor programmes Computer Science and Business Information Technology of the University of Twente. Students will learn how to perform scientific research on a given problem and how to evaluate the quality and relevance of their research.

During the conference students can present the research carried out in the last phase of their programme. The 28th conference will be held on February 2nd, 2018 at the campus of the University of Twente in the Netherlands.

This 28th edition of the conference has the following tracks:

    • Intelligent Interaction
    • Information management
    • Formal methods and software engineering
    • Ubiquitous computing and Internet of Things

The best papers will receive the prestigious TScIT Best Paper Award. Papers of particular merit will be considered for submission to an international conference or a journal.

Call for papers

Research contributions are solicited in all areas of Information Technology, and with a special focus on the tracks of this edition. Contributions can be analytical, empirical, technological, methodological, or a combination of these. The impact of the contributions should be demonstrated in the context of IT.


This conference is open for students of the bachelor programmes Computer Science and Business Information Technology of the University of Twente. Each student can choose only one track. Two important submissions are needed:

  • Research proposal. As a first step towards carrying out a research project each student has to write a research proposal highlighting the context, problem statement, importance, state of the art, methodology, expected results and planning. A draft proposal will be reviewed by the corresponding track chair and peer-students and has to be submitted with a deadline of November 26. The final research proposal has to be submitted with a deadline of December 3.
  • Research paper. Upon acceptance of the proposal each student will perform the proposed research. The results of the research will be described in a scientific paper following the submission guidelines of the conference. The paper will be reviewed by student peers as well as the track organizers.

Submission and review of proposals and papers will be managed through the EasyChair online conference paper management system. For more information on guidelines and submission, please visit the Submission Guidelines page.


  • How to find relevant information, Petri de Willingen, November 13, 2017, 13:45 - 15:30
  • How to perform research, Jaco van de Pol, November 21, 2017, 8:45 - 10:30
  • How to write a scientific paper, Aiko Pras, December 5, 2017, 15:45 - 17:30
  • How to present a paper, Jair Santanna, January 18, 2018, 13:45 - 15:30

Important Dates

  • Research topic selection: November 15, 2017
  • Draft research proposal submission: November 26, 2017
  • Final research proposal submission: December 3, 2017 (extended deadline)
  • Proposal acceptance/rejection notification: December 5, 2017

  • Draft research paper submission: January 21, 2018
  • Final paper submission: January 28, 2018
  • Conference: February 2, 2018

For a more detailed schedule and dates, please please visit the Submission Guidelines page.


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